Florida leads the way with 13 teams in High School Football America Preseason 100 high school football rankings

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The Sunshine State leads the way in the High School Football America preseason rankings with 32 teams in the Top 250. Florida had the most teams, thirteen, in the Top 100, three teams On the Bubble (No. 102 through No. 126) and sixteen teams on our Honorable Mention list.

Related: 2019 Preseason 100

Leading the way is IMG Academy, ranked No. 7.

In all, Florida led the Top 25 with five teams. After IMG, St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked No. 11, followed by Miami Central at No. 17, Deerfield Beach at No. 21 and Miami Northwestern at No. 25.

Related: 2019 On the Bubble

After Florida, California, Georgia and Texas all had twelve teams each in the High School Football America Preseason 100 national high school football rankings.

Related: 2019 Honorable Mention

2019 High School Football America Preseason 100
Rank, Team, StateRecordFinal 2018
#1 Mater Dei (California)(13-2)*1
#2 St. John Bosco (California)(13-1)3
#3 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC)(9-1)6
#4 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania)(13-0)4
#5 Duncanville (Texas)(14-1)17
#6 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey)(10-2)15
#7 IMG Academy (Florida)(7-1)5
#8 North Shore (Houston, TX)(16-0)2
#9 Gonzaga (Washington, DC) (9-3)14
#10 St. Frances Academy (Maryland)(10-0)52
#11 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)(13-2)34
#12 Colquitt County (Georgia)(14-1)27
#13 Corona Centennial (California)(12-1)16
#14 St. Edward (Ohio)(11-3)33
#15 DeMatha (Maryland) (8-3)36
#16 Allen (Texas)(14-1)21
#17 Miami Central (Florida)(9-3)22
#18 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey)(10-2)28
#19 Dutch Fork (South Carolina)(13-0)8
#20 John Curtis (Louisiana)(13-0)25
#21 Deerfield Beach (Florida)(12-2) 75
#22 Mallard Creek (North Carolina)(10-1) NR
#23 De La Salle (California)(12-1)11
#24 Northwestern (Miami, Florida)(10-5)47
#25 Good Counsel (Maryland)(6-4)58
#26 Hoover (Alabama)(9-4)66
#27 Highland Park (Texas)(16-0)35
#28 Carol City (Florida)(9-3)26
#29 Bishop Gorman (Nevada)(11-3)42
#30 Saguaro (Arizona)(13-1)46
#31 Aledo (Texas)(15-0)19
#32 Folsom (California)(13-1)12
#33 McEachern (Georgia)(8-4)NR
#34 Lakeland (Florida)(15-0)31
#35 Carmel (Indiana)(11-3)NR
#36 Saint Louis (Hawaii)(11-0)32
#37 Parkview (Georgia)(11-1)73
#38 Central (Phenix City, Alabama)(14-0)10
#39 Pickerington Central (Ohio)(11-3)NR
#40 JSerra (California)(9-3)40
#41 Lake Travis (Texas)(13-2)56
#42 Broken Arrow (Oklahoma)(13-0)13
#43 Archer (Georgia)(11-3)69
#44 Orange Lutheran (California)(5-6)90
#45 Longview (Texas) (16-0)41
#46 Wake Forest (North Carolina)(15-0)37
#47 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio)(15-0)9
#48 Narbonne (California)(10-4)NR
#49 Katy (Texas)(11-2)51
#50  North Gwinnett (Georgia) (10-3)92
#51 Edna Karr (Louisiana)(14-0)30
#52 Lowndes (Georgia)(10-4)NR
#53 Colerain (Ohio)(14-1)43
#54 Oaks Christian (California)(12-1)39
#55 Milton (Georgia)(13-2)20
#56 Mandarin (Florida)(11-4)50
#57 Oakland (Tennessee)(14-1)24
#58 Christian Brothers College HS (Missouri)(12-1)45
#59 Armwood (Florida)(13-2)62
#60 Grayson (Georgia)(10-3)78
#61 Denton Ryan (Texas)(14-1)63
#62Massillon Washington (Ohio)(14-1)63
#63 Southlake Carroll (Texas)(13-1)65
#64 Marrieta (Georgia)(5-6)NR
#65 Warren Easton (Louisiana)(11-2)61
 #66 Cathedral Catholic (California)(12-2)100
#67 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) (7-4) 68
#68 Liberty (Nevada)(7-5)NR
#69 Centennial (Arizona)(14-1)79
#70 Venice (Florida)(12-2)NR
#71 Mission Viejo (California)(6-6)**87
#72 Hillgrove (Georgia)(12-1)71
#73 St. Ignatius (Ohio)(8-3)86
#74 Center Grove (Indiana)(9-4)NR
#75 Myers Park (North Carolina)(13-2)NR
#76 Owasso (Oklahoma)(7-5)NR
#77 Loyola Academy (Illinois)(11-3)94
#78 Lee County (Georgia)(15-1)60
#79 Male (Kentucky)(14-1)81
#80 Chaminade-Madonna (Florida)(12-2)48
#81 Warren Central (Indiana)(14-0)7
#82 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida)(10-2)70
#83 Coatesville (Pennsylvania)(13-1)99
#84 Eastside Catholic (Washington)(13-1) 76
#85 Starkville (Mississippi)(11-2)NR
#86 Westlake (Austin, TX)(12-2)54
#87 Alcoa (Tennessee)(15-0)23
#88 Columbus (Florida)(14-1)53
#89 Charlotte Catholic (North Carolina)(15-1)NR
#90 Sierra Canyon (California)(12-4)NR
#91 Cartersville (Georgia)(14-1)NR
#92  Corner Canyon (Utah)(12-0)93
#93 Chandler (Arizona)(13-1)18
#94 Bryant (Arkansas)(11-2)98
#95 Highland Springs (Virginia)(15-0)NR
#96 Harrisburg (Pennsylvania)(14-1)97
#97 North Little Rock (Arkansas)(12-1)NR
#98 Phillips Academy (Illinois)(10-3)NR
#99 King (Detroit, Michigan)(12-2)NR
#100 Lone Star (Frisco, Texas)(10-3)NR

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